Andrew Brown (born 1955 in London) is a British journalist, writer, and editor. He has worked as the editor for the Belief section of the Guardian's Comment is Free and is currently a leader writer and member of the paper's editorial board. He is also the press columnist of the Church Times. Brown has written four books and has contributed to various periodicals including the New Statesman and the New York Review of Books.
Andrew Brown fears Wikipedia has outcompeted rival encyclopedias and problems that lead to criticism of Wikipedia will continue. Brown fears "charlatans and liars" have most to gain from editing Wikipedia and poteintial idealistic contributors are discouraged due to difficulties editing the site especially through smartphones.